Listed below are some links which may provide information of interest to VECAT students.
Plantmix Asphalt Industry of Kentucky (PAIKY) Video Series
Part 1: What’s in Asphalt – This video helps to answer some the questions that many people have had about the product for years.
Part 2: How Does the Plant Work – This video takes a look at how asphalt plants take the different aggregates and mix them together to create a hot mix asphalt recipe.
Part 3: The Paving Train – This video takes a look at how the specialized equipment works together to lay down asphalt to create a smooth, efficient pavement surface.
Part 4: Building a Road From the Ground Up – This video takes a look at how a roadway is built. From the planning stage all the way through laying down the road surface, much goes into building a new road.
Part 5: Asphalt Quality Control – This video examines the technology and testing that lies behind the scenes of producing a quality road surface. Ensuring that the asphalt mix continually meets specifications really is an exact science!